Ed Lindain graduated with a degree in Masters of Law with concentration in International Law from the University of San Diego in California, USA where he also received a Merit Scholarship Grant. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the San Sebastian College Recoletos de Manila, a Diploma in Industrial Relations from the University of the Philippines and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Santo Tomas.
Mr. Lindain is admitted to the practice of law in the State of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and Republic of the Philippines.
Mr. Lindain has represented nationals and residents of Canada, China, Denmark, France, Japan, Iran, Israel, Italy, Nepal, New Zealand, Palestine, the Philippines, Syria, Thailand and many other countries on various immigration matters and has appeared before immigration offices in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Washington. Mr. Lindain has also defended clients in removal or deportation proceedings before the immigration courts in the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas.
As a family law practitioner, he has represented clients before the family law courts of the counties of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Kings, San Francisco, San Diego and Sacramento.
Outside the law office, Mr. Lindain has been a professor of various legal subjects in several reputable academic institutions. He taught at ITT Technical Institute in Torrance, California and at Platt College in Alhambra, California. He is currently a Professor of Immigration Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates at the Abraham Lincoln University in Glendale, California.